Three killed in Monroe fire

Three killed in Monroe fire
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MONROE, LA (WVUE) - A deadly fire took three lives today in Ouachita Parish.

Firefighters responded to a residential fire at 2511 Burg Jones Lane just after 8 a.m. this morning, according to the State Fire Marshal. Three adults were killed in the fire and two others managed to escape.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is still underway, but investigators believe burglar bars install on the home may have prevented the three victims from escaping.

The names of the deceased and survivors are not being released pending notification of family. The investigation is ongoing.

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